The University Chaplains are present at UiO, HiOA and BI.
We offer counselling and a place to rest when life gets too big or too small. We are under the pledge of silence, and we are here for you!
We know the different faith communities in Oslo and can help you find your congregation.
We celebrate Worship Services for students at Slottskapellet at the Royal Castle. The service is for all, and will be held in English the following sundays:
4th September 2016, Slottskapellet at 11:00
2th October 2016, Slottskapellet at 11:00
6th November 2016, Slottskapellet at 11:00
4th December 2016, Slottskapellet at 11:00
UiO - Quiet rooms
Frederikke chapel and mosalle
At Frederikke, there is a chapel and a mosalle. The rooms are open every day, and you are most welcome to light a candle, pray or just enjoy some peace and quiet. Every Tuesday at 12:15 there is a short service held in Norwegian in the chapel.
If you want to use the chapel for organized activities, please contact the chaplaincy at Blindern.
The chapel at TF
The Faculty has a chapel in the basement that is always open for use. There are scheduled services and hours of prayer every week. The services and hours are normally held in Norwegian.
Every day, except Wednesdays, there is a midday prayer in the chapel from 12.03 p.m. On Wednesdays there is service with Communion from 11.03. This mass lasts for about a half an hour.
For more information, visit this page
HiOA - Quiet rooms
The Quiet Room - Kjeller Campus
In the SiO hall, behind Akademika bookstore. In the «Quiet Room» you may relax, pray, sleep, nurse, meditate, or think. You may reserve the room for one hour at a time. You reserve the room by signing the list on the door.
Pilestredet 48, 1st floor. Go through the door to the right of Café Eva.
In «The Quiet Room» you may light a candle for reflection and hope. The room has a little library with books from different religious traditions. Please feel free to write down thoughts you wish to share in the copy book. At one end of the room there is a triptych made by the designer Gunnar Torvund. The triptych may be opened and closed. At the other end of the room there is a decoration by Grete Refsum. A Qibla label shows the direction towards Mecca.
Please contact the University Chaplain if you have any questions or feedback in connection with the use of the room. You may make regular use of the room by making an appointment with the University Chaplain.
Pilestredet 35, 1st floor.
Follow the sign. There are rudimentary washing facilities in the room next door.
Pilestredet 48, 2nd floor.
Use the stairs or the elevator by the cafeteria.
The rooms are prepared for Muslims who want to pray during their day on campus and are open for all students. The prayer rooms are equipped with shoe racks and carpets on the floor. We ask all visitors to take their shoes off before they enter the room.
University of Oslo:
Telephone: + 47 22 85 52 70
Oslo and Akershus University College:
Telephone:+ 47 22 45 20 94
BI - Norwegian Business School
Telephone: +47 46 41 07 43